PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER SCHOLARLY OUTPUT

Book Chapters

Pritchard, Robert. 2010. "The Body as Object: From Body Image to Meta-Body". In Performative Body Spaces:  Corporeal Topographies in Literature, Theatre, Dance, and the Visual Arts,edited by Markus Hallensleben, 203-215. Amsterdam; New York: Rodopi.


Ricketts, Katherine, Lynn Fels, and Robert Pritchard, 2013  “Icarus and the Extension Cord?” In Robyn Ewing, Ardra Cole, & J. Gary Knowles (Eds). Performing Scholartistry. Halifax, NS: Backalong Books and the Centre for Arts-informed Inquiry Series.


Conference Presentations

Pritchard, Robert 2017.  “SUBCLASS Pedagogy: UBC’s Digital Performance Ensemble”, Presented at the New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) conference 2017, May 16, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Pritchard, Robert 2015.  “Interactive Action: Fish and (Memory) Chips”, Presented at the Network Ecologies Symposium 2015, June 4 – 6, Scarborough, England.

Ritter,Martin, K. Hamel, and R. Pritchard 2013.  “Integrated Multimodal Score-Following Environment (iMuSE)”, Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 2013, p. 185 – 191, Aug.11 – 17, Perth Australia.

Wang, Johnty, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Sidney Fels and Robert Pritchard. 2012. “Investigation of Gesture Controlled Articulatory Vocal Synthesizer using a Bio-Mechanical Mapping Layer”. In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME). Ann Arbor, USA, May 21 – 23, 17 – 20. Michigan: U. Michigan.

Wang, Johnty, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Sidney S. Fels, and Bob Pritchard. 2011. “SQUEEZY: Extending a Multi-Touch Screen with Force Sensing Objects for Controlling Articulatory Synthesis”. In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME).Oslo, Norway, May 30 – June 1, 531-532. Oslo, U. Oslo & Norwegian Academy of Music.

d'Alessandro, Nicolas, Johnty Wang, Robert Pritchard, and Sidney Fels. 2011. “Bringing Bio-Mechanical Modelling of the OPAL Complex as a Mapping Layer for Performative Voice Synthesis”. In Proceedings of the 9th International Seminar on Speech Production (ISSP). Montreal, Canada, June 20 23, 111-118. Montreal, UQAM (http://www.issp2011.uqam.ca/upload/files/proceedings.pdf accessed Jan 23, 2012).

Pritchard, Robert, Sid Fels, Nicolas d'Alessandro, Marguerite Witvoet, Johnty Wang, Cameron Hassall, Helene Day-Fraser, and Meryn Cadell. Performance: “What does a body know?”. In Proceedings of CHI 2011: Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vancouver, Canada, May 7-12, 2403-2407. New York, Association for Computing Machinery.

d’Alessandro, Nicolas, Robert Pritchard, Johnty Wang, and Sidney Fels. 2011. “Ubiquitous Voice Synthesis: Interactive Manipulation of Speech and Singing on Mobile Distributed Platforms”. In Proceedings of CHI 2011: Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Vancouver, Canada, May 7-12, 335-240. New York, Association for Computing Machinery.

'Alessandro, Nicolas, Robert Pritchard and Sidney Fels. 2011. “A Design Space for Gesture to Performative Speech and Singing Synthesis”. Paper presented at p3s: First International Workshop on Performative Speech and Singing Synthesis, Vancouver, Canada, March 13-15, 45-54. Vancouver, UBC Media And Graphics Interdisciplinary Centre.

Nordstrom, Karl I., Sidney Fels, Cameron D. Hassall, and Robert Pritchard. 2010. “Developing vowel mappings for an interactive voice synthesis system controlled by hand motions”.span class="small">In Program Abstracts of the Joint 159th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/Noise-Con 2010. Baltimore, USA, April 19-23, 2021-2021. Melville, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. DOI:10.1121/1.3385277.

Pritchard, Robert. "Towards the DIVA: What Does A Body Know?". Proc. of Human Body Motion Analysis with Motion Capture International Symposium. Human Body Motion Analysis with Motion Capture International Symposium. Kyoto, Japan. Jan. 2009

Fels, Sidney, Robert Pritchard and Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson. "Talking and Singing With Your Hands". Proceedings of the 157th Meeting of Acous. Soc. of America. 57th Meeting of Acous. Soc. of America: Lay Language Papers. May, 2009.

Fels, Sidney, Robert Pritchard and Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson. "Building a Portable Gesture-to-Audio/Visual Speech System". Proc. of International Conf. on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP2008. International Conf. on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP2008). Tangalooma, Australia. Sep, 2008. 13 - 17.

Pritchard, Robert and Sidney Fels. "Mobile Gesture-Controlled Speech Synthesis for Performance". Proceedings of the Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium 2008. Toronto Electroacoustic Symposium. Aug, 2008.

Fels, L., Pritchard, R. & Ricketts, K. 2008. The Mechanism of Engagment and Inquiry: Investigating the “heat” in the body of technology through performative encounters. CSSE Conference, May 31-June 3, Vancouver. B.C.

Fels, L., Pritchard, R. & Ricketts, K. 2008. Performance, Technology, and Emotion. Investigating our Practices Conference, May 3, 2008, University of British Columbia, Vancouver. B.C.

Fels, L. Pritchard, R. & Ricketts, K. 2008. Technology, Performance and Emotion: An Integrated Dialogue of Inquiry. IERG Seminar Research Series. March 3, 2008, SFU, Surrey, B.C.

Pritchard, Robert and Sidney Fels. "Gesturally Realized Audio, Speech, and Song Performance (GRASSP)". Proceedings Editors: . Schnell, Norbert, Frédéric Bevilaqua, Michael J. Lyons and Atau Tanaka. New Interfaces for Musical Expression. New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) 2006. PARIS, Ile-de-France, France. Jun, 2006. 271 - 277. IRCAM in Collaboration with Sorbonne University. Paris, France.

Pritchard, Robert. "Music and Macs at the University of British Columbia: an Overview". Minds in Motion: Apple Corporation Pacific University Consortium Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia. Aug, 1990.

Pritchard, Robert. "Chaotic Serendipity in Lotusland: Timbre Synthesis Using a Chaos Algorithm". >Convergence<. Banff, Alberta. Oct, 1989.

Pritchard, Robert. "The Establishment, Operation and Demise of the Brock University Electroacoustic Music Studio". <Diffusion> 1989 Festival and Conference of the Canadian Electroacoustic Community. Montreal, Que. Oct, 1988. Canadian Electroacoustic Community.

Pritchard, Robert. "Kingdom! Phylum! Class!ification of Studios". The Wired Society/Branché. Toronto, Ontario. May, 1985. Canadian Electroacoustic Society.

Gilette, Ross, K.C. Smith and Robert Pritchard. "MADDM - Myoelectrically Activated Dance Directed Music". Proceedings of the International Computer Music Conference 1985. International Computer Music Conference. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Jul, 1985. 329 - 330. International Computer Music Society. New Jersey, United States.

 

Journal Articles

Berg, P, R Duisberg, C Scaletti, D Keislar, D Keislar, R Pritchard, T Winkler, H Taube, M Helmuth, J Hallstrom and B Garton. "1992 international computer music conference, san-jose, california usa, 14-18 october 1992". Computer Music Journal. 17.2 (Sum 1993): 85 - 98.

 

Non-academic Presentations, Roundtables, etc.

“…it dawned upon me that there was a possibility that music might not even be an art form.”

Composers’ panel, Edmonton New Music Festival, March 22, 2014.


Composition in Canada Today: the Academy and Beyond

Round table presentation, Sunday June 9, 2013

Canadian University Music Society Annual Conference, University of Victoria


Symbolism in Lieder

Presentation with Prof. Rena Sharon, Hycroft Women’s Club, Vancouver, B.C. December 1, 2013


Video presentations of DIVA and iMUSE research

La Nuit Boreale, June 21 – 25, 2013, Canadian Embassy, Paris


Other Academic Presentations, Posters, etc.

2012 “Music Technology Teaching Resources (MuTTeR)”. Invited presenter. Paper presented at UBC Celebrate Learning Week TLEF Presentations, Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 29


2012 “Music Technology Teaching Resources (MuTTeR)”. Poster presented at UBC Celebrate Learning Week, Vancouver, Canada, Oct. 27 – Nov. 4.

Wang, Johnty, Nicolas d'Alessandro and Robert Pritchard. 2011. “The Electric Scribbler: a Singing Notebook.” Poster presented at the West Coast Composers' Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, Jan. 21.

Pritchard, Robert. NIME 2010”.2010.Six days of personal observations surrounding the New Interfaces for Musical Expression conference, June 15 - 18, Sydney, Australia. eContact!, vol. 12.4 (August 2010)


Nordstrom, Karl, Sidney Fels, Hassall Cameron and Robert Pritchard. "Developing vowel mappings for an interactive voice synthesis system controlled by hand motions". 157th Meeting of the Acoustic Society of America 2010. May, 2009.

Fels, Sidney, Robert Pritchard and Allison Lenters. "Fortouch: A Wearable Digital Ventriloquized Actor!". New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME09). Jun, 2009.

Helene, Day-Fraser, Sidney Fels and Robert Pritchard. "Walk the Walk, Talk the Talk". Proceedings of the 12th IEEE 2008 International Symposium on Wearable Computing. Pp. 117-118 Piscataway. Sep, 2008.

Ma, Kexin, Sidney Fels and Robert Pritchard. "A Parallel Formant Speech Synthesiser in Max/MSP". International Computer Music Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Nov, 2006.

 

 

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